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Nov 26, 2012 7:00am PST
? >> reporter: president has been willing to talk about social security and medicare and put entitlements on the table. the problem the president has is many parts of his base, including some of those house democrats that he might need in some sort of forged compromise, they are not crazy about doing that. we won. the mandate is to raise taxes. there was no mandate from the voters to tinker with social security and tinker with medicare, but at some point the president's going to put that on the table, and the question will his base let him do it? >> let me switch gears a bit. i want to ask you about senator john mccain. he, of course, has been very critical about the potential nomination of u.n. ambassador susan rice to be secretary of state, something that hasn't happened yet. he appeared to strike a more conciliatory tone over the weekend. i'm going to play two statements for you, john mccain a few weeks ago and john mccain yesterday and ask you about it on the other side. >> we will do whatever is necessary to block the nomination that's within our power as far as susan rice is concern
NBC
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am PST
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NBC
Nov 29, 2012 7:00am PST
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NBC
Nov 23, 2012 7:00am PST
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NBC
Nov 27, 2012 4:00am PST
. >> reporter: the bottom line, americans are borrowing too much money trying to keep medicare and social security afloat. lawmakers with the fix the debt coalition meet here tomorrow. >> there's going to come a point in time where we can't borrow anymore money and interest rates are going to skyrocket. >> this congress is already one vote away from avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> one vote could keep players still far from agreement. >> and no word yet on when the next white house meeting may happen between the president and these key leaders on capitol hill. lynn? >> tracie potts in washington. thank you. >>> authorities in cairo are bracing for more protests in tahrir square as outrage grows over egyptian president mohamed morsi's decision to grant himself sweeping new powers. we have a live report from cairo with the latest. iman, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. thousands are pouring into the square angered by the decree. let's talk about the protests taking place. close to tahrir square is the u.s. embassy. today riot police outside the embassy compound fired teargas, pe
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 4:00am PST
return for defying party doctrine, democrats must agree to changes in social security and medicare. >> i will violate the pledge, long story short, for the good of the country, only if democrats will do entitlement reform. >> reporter: activists on the left are lining up to oppose those reforms, but the president has put them on the table before. during last year's failed talks on a grand bargain and more recently in his first postelection press conference. >> we have to continue to take a serious look at how we reform our entitlements because health care costs continue to be the biggest driver of our deficits. >> reporter: mr. obama has insisted that in any deal, tax rates on the wealthy must rise. but a top democrat signaled openness to the republican stance. revenues can be risen by closing loopholes and deductions. >> they have to go up, real tax rates or effective tax rates. there's ways of doing that. >> reporter: with the clock ticking and markets getting nervous, talks begin again this week amid tentative steps toward common ground. >> we have to show the world we're adults
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 1:00am EST
eight months of wrong choices to the american people in two areas, jobs and medicare. house republicans made a decision. they were willing to close down the government, but they have not produced one single bill to open up small business in this country, not one to create jobs in this country. house republicans made a decision. they made a decision 20 years ago when they said they would allow medicare to wither on a vine. a fight that battle relentlessly everything -- every single day. trying to pass a ryan budget which would add $6,000 for metal costs -- medical costs for senior citizens. they made the decision going into the debate on the debt ceiling that they would rather close down the government. we are calling this accountability august. the american people are going to ask their republican members of congress everywhere they go, why did you vote to end by medicare? you could have stood with me, why did you stand with the big oil companies? when you could have protected my medicare, why did you protect corporate tax loopholes. i do not know what the -- loopholes? i do
NBC
Nov 27, 2012 4:30am PST
bottom line is america is borrowing too much money trying to keep medicare and social security afloat. >> there's going to come a point in time we can't borrow any more money and interest rates will skyrocket. >> this congress is one vote away from avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: one vote with key players still far from agreement. no word on when the next white house meeting might take place. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >>> 4:46. cyber monday sales soar and the s&p ends a five-day winning streak. for more on that and the rest of our news before the bell, we turn to bertha coombs live at cnbc world headquarters. good morning, bertha. >> reporter: good morning. the futures right now are flat. stocks took a little bit of a step back on monday. the s&p snapped a five-day winning streak. investors are still cautious, watching what's going on in washington with the budget talks as lawmakers try to aindividual the so-called fiscal cliff due at year end. stocks came off of their lows on news that european leaders reached a deal to cut greece's debt. that's giving a little bit
NBC
Nov 27, 2012 5:00am PST
and medicare benefits. so far he's not garnered any democratic support. >> you don't raise rates, you just cap the amount of itemized deductions that taxpayers -- it hits the wealthy. >> there's going to come a point in time where we can't borrow any more money and interest rates are going to skyrocket. >> this congress is one vote away from avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> if a budget deal is not reached by the end of the year, automatic spending cuts and tax hikes will kick in. >>> here is a very interesting study. new this morning, bay area breast cancer rates are on the rise. that according to a new study released overnight. as the research shows, the numbers are causing some concern in certain areas. marla tellez is in our newsroom with all the new findings. >> reporter: jon, good morning. 10% to 20%. those are the numbers that are causing concern when it comes to breast cancer rates in the bay area. specifically the california breast cancer mapping project found portions of san mateo, santa clara and alameda counties had breast cancer rates that were 10% to 20% higher than the stat
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 6:00am EST
? >> well, there were a lot of people, democrats and republicans, who worked to get medicare through, and that was the time or the country, even if you disagree with somebody, you wanted government to work. right now, we have -- [applause] i know. we have, and it is both democrats and republicans, independents, everybody, there is this feeling of "gotcha." i know something and i am going to do this and it will hurt you. rather than talking about issues and rather than saying, ok, you want this and i want that, can we not find a middle ground? can we not find a way to agree on things and do what we agree on? and we live in a glory time, and we certainly did not -- the attacking that goes on now, the attacking of the families -- that was pretty much generic. it is not very nice now. and i am glad my husband is out of politics. i would not want to be in there now. i do not envy -- one of the things that susan and i have found, and i have found this with julie and the other presidential children -- i think that we have been there. we know what it is like. to some extent, i think we try t
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2012 11:00pm EST
, what he did. everything from medicare to the voting rights act. last word. i think it's going to be a very interesting for years and we are all going to learn about the architecture of this man. i love what you said about immigration. let me add one philosophical love. aristotle defines -- defines justice as the word used for integrity. in the complex life a person learns to integrate the competing parts of the human personality, and only then, he says, will you have the capacity to act justly. the question for obama is how he will express that or if you will in this new term. >> that the integrated life that we do here, but the second term. so thank you all very much. [applause] >> great. wonderful. >> thank you. >> thank you. now i know more about what obama is really like. >> more now from last week's washington ideal forum hosted by the atlantic has been institute and the museum. up next, economists talk about u.s. economic competitiveness. aol co-founder steve case and former congressional budget office director douglas holtz-eakin. this is 30 minutes. >> next we have a panel on
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 8:00pm EST
compromise and where we are. mr. speaker, saving social security and medicare is a priority that i believe both political parties share, contrary to much of what has been put out there. it is something to address in this measure. we are going to be able to save social security and medicare. creating jobs -- democrats and republicans talk about that. how is it that we will be able to do that? getting our fiscal house in order is a very important step in our quest to ensure that the people who are hurting and looking for jobs will have an opportunity to get them. sending a positive signal to the global markets that we are the world's economic, military, and deal political leader by increasing the debt ceiling, we are sending a positive signal that we will continue meeting our obligations and responsibility. at the same time, dramatically reducing spending, the problem that has gotten us to this point, is what we're doing for the first time ever. after 75 times increase in the debt ceiling, we are finally getting to the root cause. the problem is our debt. we are going to turn a corne
NBC
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
, we don't really want to deal with medicare but we'll put it on the table, you're hearing some leaders say, and at least talk about some ideas. big difference than this time last year. >> and the outcome affects all americans. tracie potts, thanks for covering it for us. >>> as those negotiations continue, mitt romney will be at the white house today. although it's not the way he hoped for. this will be a private lunch with president obama. the president making good on an election night promise to talk with the former governor and listen to his ideas on how to move the country forward on the economic scene. now, romney also expected to meet with his former running mate, congressman paul ryan, who is right now working on fiscal cliff negotiations on capitol hill. >>> 6:34. this morning we are watching the weather. a live look outside, golden gate bridge and the bay bridge this morning. right now a break in the storm. as one storm ends and another gets ready to ramp up. along with the wind and rain from the first storm came a common sight, a lot of downed trees. this one is in ma
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 7:30am EST
system, we have huge programs like social security, medicare and medicaid, legacy programs serving all americans. those programs are crushing the discretionary talents which are where we fund national security based research and education. the core functions of government. our budget allows a path to the future. how we structure ritter and that is a fundamentally -- against what steve is talking about. we have to agree that innovation will solve our health care problems and education problems and energy problems. we have to agree we will compete so those innovations i transferred as part of market share. >> i want to jump to bob for a second. when you go around the world before 9/11, 2001, and talk to a nations, of very international crowd and ask what they thought of the united states, admired the united states and they resented the united states because it that time they didn't believe there were any boundaries to what could be done. that looks at the united states as the most innovative place in the world, constantly pull rabbits out of the hat and reinvent itself. go around wor
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2012 6:00am EST
if they have a right not to serve us why are they getting federal funds, medicaid, medicare money. when you have to look at it, a lot of religion and -- is there any groups that are targeting that area? >> i will be really quick and this one and say yes, we are. a lot of the advocacy organizations including ours are working on moving forward to change -- they're called religious exclusion clauses. so there is a coalition of organizations and it cuts across the entire progressive movement that are looking at where these religious exclusion clauses show up and are strategizing about how to deal with at. last caveat is religious freedom that has already been noted here, talk about who said something about so-called values. you even go to touch it, it brings up the kind of fervor you can't even imagine. almost a fury. i can say that as an ordained minister, that is stunning coming from people who are people of faith but there's a lot of work happening in coalitions looking to look at -- you have to investigate where the problems are and determine the best strategy for doing that and w
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 4:30am PST
have been refusing to cut social security and medicare. now all that has changed. >> i'm willing to generate revenue. it's fair to ask my party to put revenue on the table. >> reporter: republican senator lindsey graham says he'll violate a plan not to raise taxes and democrats are open to reforming entitlement programs they have been pro teching. >> bring entitlement reform into the conversation. >> reporter: but it comes with contingencies. many republicans still want to raise revenue by capping tax deductions or closing loopholes, not by increasing taxes on the wealthy. democrats are still trying to keep some entitlement programs out of negotiations. >> social security set aside, doesn't add to the deficit. when it comes to medicare and medicaid, protect the integrity of the program. >> reporter: distance from a deal still evident, even amid signs the gap between lawmakers is closing. lawmakers say they'll not only get a deal done before the year is out, they may have a compromise before christmas. i'm danielle leigh, nbc news. >>> meanwhile that fiscal cliff is making investors
NBC
Nov 28, 2012 4:30am PST
. >> reporter: the party wants low tax rates but is willing t consider new revenue. democrats say medicare's on the table. the question remains, is there a compromise both sides can live with. >>> investors wary about the fiscal cliff and they're showing their concern on wall street. we turn to bertha coombs live at cnbc world headquarters. good morning, bertha. >> good morning. last week, markets were kind of bland because congress was out of town. they came back, started talking about the fiscal cliff, and we see markets yesterday sort of take a bit a nose-dive. particularly after those comments from harry reed when he said it was time to stop the happy talk in his words. that overshadowed a lot of positive news that came in in the morning in terms data home prices, consumer confidence. we'll get data this morning on new home sales and a report from the fed on regional economic conditions. the dow after those comments from harry reid falling 89 points. and some changes in -- hopefully they can find their way there. apple has reportedly fired the executive in charge of developing the map so
NBC
Nov 28, 2012 6:00am PST
split on whether to cut programs like medicaid and medicare while republicans signal they may agree to higher taxes for the wealthy. >>> half a billion. powerball fever grows. now worth $500 million. it's the
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 5:00am PST
resisted, and on the other, cuts to programs like social security and medicare, which democrats have resisted. but the good news is that after this thanksgiving weekend, we are seeing and hearing signs of a compromise. >> i am willing to generate revenue. it's fair to ask my party to put revenue on the table. >> from my side of the table, bring entitlement reform into the conversations. >> reporter: now, both lawmakers on either side, republicans, democrats, they are confident that they will get a deal before the deal is out. some say even before christmas. if a deal is not reached, we are looking at more than half a trillion dollars in tax increases and also about $100 billion in spending cuts. that will impact americans. just this morning, the white house released a new report estimating what that impact will be on the economy and the economic recovery. it's estimating that if we go over the fiscal cliff next year, shoppers, consumers will spend about $200 billion less. reporting live in washington, i'm dan yielle leigh, back to y. >>> new this morning, east palo alto police are se
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 2:00am EST
rid of medicare for everyone under 55 years old. our messages stick no carat. we don't have a forward vision of economic growth, how to create it or sustain it that's in the interest of the middle class and we paid a tremendous penalty for that over the course of this election. so the republican party as a demographic problem. it has a message problem. it has a policy problem which and then in the expect cushion of the campaigns it has a technology program. the obama campaign in 2012 was ten light years ahead from a technology perspective being tible identify voters, target voters, turn out voters. and republican party through this defeat is going to need to go through a cycle of invasion to catch up and pass the democrats in our ability to do that over the next couple of years. what i would say lastly is when you look at the republican party today on issues from gay marriage to immigration to education reform, republicans have always thriveed. we have embraced our small government, limited government and the principles of fed raism which have endured and served the country well for o
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